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Center on Disability Studies. Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies

Registration opening soon for Spring Disability Studies Courses

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Six Exciting Courses for Spring! All courses are offered through distance education. Current students, residents and non-residents (international and out of state students) may apply for DDS courses through Outreach College and pay in-state tuition rates. Courses also offered through UH Day School.


CDS Partners with the School of Communications to Improve Audio Description

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Researchers at the Center on Disabilities Studies are working with a team at the School of Communications to provide tools and resources to improve audio description.


(KHON2) Medical Qigong Workshop featured on KHON2 News

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Dr. Effie Chow speaks with the KHON2 news team about the Medical Qigong at the Aging with Dignity Forum.


(HNN) Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity featured on Hawaii News Now Sunrise

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
CDS Director, Patricia Morrissey was interviewed by Howard Dicus on Hawaii News Now Sunrise Edition.


(KITV) Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity featured on KITV4 News

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Nearly 1,000 people turned up to the Pacific Rim International Conference on Oct 9-11 in Waikiki.


Pacific Rim Conference Aging Forum Featured on KHON

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Dr. Terry Shintani is interviewed by Ron Mizutani on KHON-TV2’s Wake Up2day about his presentation at the Pac Rim Aging with Dignity Forum.


Pacific Rim International Conference highlighted in UH News

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The goal of bolstering quality of life, dignity and justice for people with diverse needs brings together nearly a thousand prominent leaders and advocates from civil society, indigenous backgrounds, academia, government, business and other areas at the 33rd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity at the Modern Honolulu and Hilton Hawaiian Village. Presented by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Center on Disability Studies, 20 percent of those attending are from UH Mānoa.


Photo: Patricia Morrissey on Hawaii News Now

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity featured on Hawaii News Now!

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The 33rd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity was held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Modern Honolulu in Hawaii.


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CSC Presents Sign Language for Families

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Could or someone you know benefit from learning sign language? Join us at the CSC for one of our classes!


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CDS Publishes Volume 13, Issue 3 of the RDS Journal

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 13 Issue 3 of Review of Disability Studies, an international, peer-reviewed journal. Discover diverse voices in this issue ranging from Self Advocates, Rehabilitation Counselors, Creative Writers, Influential Bloggers, and Education Experts.


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